IACHR presents before the Permanent Council of the OAS a final report on Nicaragua and concludes that the State violated the rights to life, personal integrity, health, personal freedom, assembly, freedom of expression and access to justice.
IACHR reports 212 people killed on June 19, 1,337 people injured and 507 people incarcerated until June 6.
Denis Moncada, Chancellor of Nicaragua, assures before the Permanent Council of the OAS that “the Government of Nicaragua rejects the report of the IACHR as subjective, prejudiced and notoriously biased.”
Most countries before the OAS support the report of the IACHR and condemn repression in Nicaragua.
Five years of #OcupaInss, the National Union of the Elderly (UNAM) protests for a fair claim of reduced pension; self-convoked university students join in to support them. This fact marked “a precedent of State terrorism unleashed in the last two months.”
The writers Sergio Ramírez and Gioconda Belli, claim that the protests in Nicaragua mark the awakening of a country that was anesthetized.
Radioactiva, whose offices were burned last Monday, condemns the acts of violence against the media, they thank the solidarity and communicate that they are working to resume broadcasting.
Ernesto Medina, director of the Eduquemos Forum, comments that it is a crime to be young in the country. “Being young and defending your conviction, your ideals, your freedom to express yourself is seen as a crime in Nicaragua.”
Guillermo Jacoby, president of the Association of Producers and Exporters of Nicaragua (APEN) projects a drastic drop in exports in June and July.
The Public Ministry of Nicaragua presents two new accusations against five young people that where participating in the protests. According to their relatives, the events for which they are accused occurred when they were already detained.
José Miguel Vivanco, director for the Americas of Human Rights Watch, urges OAS member states to urge President Ortega to end the bloodbath and dismantle pro-government gangs.
Members of the National Police accompanied by trucks from the mayor’s office try to remove barricades in León.
Mukul Auberge Resorts Collection, owned by businessman Carlos Pellas, indefinitely suspends operations. The statement mentions that the country brand Nicaragua has deteriorated and the tourism industry is practically paralyzed.
Luis Almagro, General Secretary of the OAS proposes elections in Nicaragua no later than August 2019.
They Free 15 citizens who were illegally detained in the El Chipote cells.
The Civic Alliance for Justice and Democracy affirms that the report of the IACHR is a step towards the path of justice. At the same time, they are grateful for the support of the eleven member countries, who they see the National Dialogue as a space “inclusive and with results”.
Incae Business School reports that given the situation in Nicaragua, the MBA scheduled to start in August moves to the Costa Rican campus.
The vice president, Rosario Murillo, during her midday appearance, describes as “excellent, extraordinary and complete” the message of Foreign Minister Denis Moncada before the Permanent Council of the OAS.
Masaya National Police releases 10 young people illegally detained during clashes with parapolice groups. This liberation was achieved thanks to the agreement of the bishops with Commissioner Ramón Avellán.
Nahomy Urbina, a youngster from Jinotepe not only fights against cancer, but also for the freedom of Nicaragua from the trenches of the San José School in his hometown.
Volaris Costa Rica temporarily suspends its operations to and from Nicaragua starting the 1st of July.
Fitch Ratings downgrades B + to B, a negative outlook for the country due to growing political instability and deterioration of investments.
Students from ten universities in the country support the final report of the IACHR and demand to the Government of Nicaragua the complying with the recommendations made by that organization.
Self-convoked movement calls on private company and civil society to start a three-day strike and to stop paying taxes as a measure of pressure to the government of Nicaragua.
Paramilitary groups attack the neighborhoods Central America, Llano de la Tejera, and Linda Vista Sur in Jinotega, in the north of the country.
Self-convoked hold three military men in Matagalpa, they were later released in the presence of priests and the coordinator of Cenidh of Matagalpa.
Project Miramar-Broad Front of Uruguay affirms that “the defense of public liberties and Human Rights can not be subordinated to political or ideological affinities. It is time to demand, without contemplation, that all repression cease in Nicaragua.”
UNICEF expresses its concern at the growing wave of violence in the country, especially against the smallest and most fragile of society. It calls out for ensuring the protection of girls and boys and adolescents in all areas and from all sectors.
The silence of the multilateral organizations in the face of the crisis, Melba Castillo, Director of the Center for Research and Social Educational Action (CIASES), says that little has been said about the role of these organizations and their support for the Ortega Murillo government. These organisms are the main source of external financing, after the fall of Venezuelan cooperation.